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  1. Horse racing as an ancient Greek and Roman leisure pastime

    Contributor(s):: Perold, I., Young, M.

  2. The Short-term Effects of Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Horseback Riding on Spasticity in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Meta-analysis

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    | Contributor(s):: Hyun, C., Kim, K., Lee, S., Ko, N., Lee, I. S., Koh, S. E.

    Purpose: We systematically reviewed the short-term effects of hippotherapy and therapeutic horseback riding (THR) on lower-limb muscle spasticity in children with cerebral palsy (CP).Methods: PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and Google Scholar databases were searched for...

  3. Comparing training methods to improve volunteer skills during therapeutic horseback riding: A randomized control trial

    | Contributor(s):: St Peter, C. C., Shuler, N. J., Jones, S. H., Bradtke, S., Hull, S. L., Browning, B., VanGilder, S., Petitto, C.

  4. Sex differences in the herding styles of working sheepdogs and their handlers

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    | Contributor(s):: Erin Kydd, Paul McGreevy

    Working sheepdog trials test the attributes of dogs as well as the dogmanship and stockmanship skills of handlers. They generally include standard elements such as outrun, lift, fetch, drive, shed, pen and single to test all facets of the work that dogs perform on a farm. While both male and...

  5. Equestrian activities in Romania: the vaulting discipline

    | Contributor(s):: Bochis, F.

  6. Gymnastic Training of Hippotherapy Horses Benefits Gait Quality When Ridden by Riders with Different Body Weights

    | Contributor(s):: de Oliveira, K., Clayton, H. M., Dos Santos Harada, É

  7. Characterization of Horse Use in Therapeutic Horseback Riding Programs in the United States: A Pilot Survey

    | Contributor(s):: Watson, E., Davis, A., Splan, R., Porr, C. A. S.

  8. Pet Attachment and Wellbeing of Older-Aged Recreational Horseback Riders

    | Contributor(s):: Schwarzmueller-Erber, G., Maier, M., Kundi, M.

  9. The Anthropomorphic Application of Gender Stereotypes to Horses

    | Contributor(s):: Dashper, Katherine, Fenner, Kate, Hyde, Michelle, Probyn-Rapsey, Fiona, Caspar, Georgie, Henshall, Cathrynne, McGreevy, Paul

    Gender stereotypes shape human social interaction, often to the detriment of women and those who do not comply with normative expectations of gender. So far, little research has assessed the extent to which people apply gender stereotypes to animals, and the implications this may have for...

  10. Dog-Sport Competitors: What Motivates People to Participate with Their Dogs in Sporting Events?

    | Contributor(s):: Farrell, Jocelyn M., Hope, Ashley E., Hulstein, Rodney, Spaulding, Sandi J.

    Interactions between dogs and humans, including participating in physical activities and dog-sport events, are beneficial for both parties. Self-Determination Theory was used as a framework to explore dog-sport competitors' motivation to participate in dog-sport events. Eighty-five competitors...

  11. Horse vision and obstacle visibility in horseracing

    | Contributor(s):: Paul, Sarah Catherine, Stevens, Martin

    Visual information is key to how many animals interact with their environment, and much research has investigated how animals respond to colour and brightness information in the natural world. Understanding the visibility of features in anthropogenic environments, and how animals respond to...

  12. 'Horses for Courses': An analysis of equine sports regulation and disciplinary procedures regarding the non-human athlete

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    | Contributor(s):: Jonathan G Merritt

    Sports governing bodies and international sports federations are very powerful organisations within their sphere. The governance of these sports has created a hegemony which does not necessarily serve the interests of those engaged in sport (the ‘ruled’), but instead those who...

  13. [Hippotherapy--a supplementary treatment for motion disturbance caused by cerebral palsy (author's transl)]

    | Contributor(s):: Tauffkirchen, E.

  14. [The effectiveness of therapeutic horseback-riding in the treatment of chronic schizophrenic patients. Experimental results and clinical experiences]

    | Contributor(s):: Scheidhacker, M., Bender, W., Vaitl, P.

  15. [Orthopedic hippotherapy--new methods in treatment of segmental instabilities of the lumbar spine]

    | Contributor(s):: Rothhaupt, D., Ziegler, H., Laser, T.

  16. [Therapy with the help of a horse - attempt at a situational analysis (author's transl)]

    | Contributor(s):: Riesser, H.

  17. [Therapeutic horseback riding as a special form of physical therapy provided by the health insurance in the GDR]

    | Contributor(s):: Riede, D.

    1974Beitr Orthop Traumatol2110615-70005-8149 (Print)0005-8149gertext

  18. [1st experiences with therapeutic horseback riding in a psychiatric hospital]

    | Contributor(s):: Moll, J.

    1972Nervenarzt43115990028-2804 (Print)0028-2804gertext

  19. Therapeutic horseback riding. Exploring this alternative therapy for women with disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Lessick, M., Shinaver, R., Post, K. M., Rivera, J. E., Lemon, B.

    2004AWHONN Lifelines8146-531091-5923 (Print)1091-5923engCollege of Health & Human Services, University of Toledo, in Toledo, OH, USA.text

  20. [Rehabilitation through horseback riding: the National Association for Therapeutic Horseback Riding]

    | Contributor(s):: Lang, J. L.

    1978Rev Neuropsychiatr Infant26131-60035-1628 (Print)0035-1628fretext